As rapidly because it started, one other Cannes Film Pageant is wrapping up. This 12 months’s pageant featured one of many most stacked Cannes lineups in years, with new movies from the likes of Martin Scorsese, Wes Anderson, Todd Haynes, Jonathan Glazer, and Wim Wenders premiering alongside extra widespread fare like “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Future” and the primary two episodes of HBO’s controversial new collection “The Idol.”
With all the largest premieres firmly within the rearview mirror apart from Disney/Pixar’s out-of-competition “Elemental,” the time has nearly come for the jury at hand out the pageant’s awards — together with the coveted Palme d’Or. Ruben Östlund, scorching off his second Palme d’Or win for 2022’s “Triangle of Unhappiness” after successful for 2017’s “The Sq.,” served as this year’s jury president, overseeing a director-heavy jury that additionally contains “Titane” filmmaker Julie Ducournau together with Paul Dano and Brie Larson.
Cannes awards are famously unpredictable, so it’s anybody’s guess as to which movies they’ll finally select to honor. Many early predictions have Glazer’s “The Zone of Curiosity,” Justine Triet’s “Anatomy of a Fall,” and Aki Kaurismaki’s “Fallen Leaves” as present frontrunners. However the late-breaking spherical of constructive critiques for Wenders’ Tokyo-set drama “Good Days” might additionally make it a formidable contender — the 77-year-old director is a Cannes legend and his newest work is his best-reviewed movie in years. The Wenders movie can also be being acquired by Neon, a Palme d’Or soothsayer after the distributor nabbed the highest prize for “Triangle of Unhappiness,” “Titane,” and “Parasite” in recent times. Neon additionally has “Anatomy of a Fall” and Alice Rohrwacher’s “La Chimera” for North American distribution out of the Cannes competitors.
Many have additionally hailed Anderson’s “Asteroid Metropolis” as a return to type for the idiosyncratic director after combined reactions to “Isle of Canine” and “The French Dispatch,” so there could also be a possibility for the indie movie rock star to select up his first main Cannes award.
Usually, the motion on the Cannes awards ceremony is barely seen to the individuals within the room. However this 12 months, the ceremony is about to be live-streamed world wide at no cost. Anybody fascinated with watching the present can tune into the Brut America Facebook page when the ceremony begins at 2:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m. PT on Saturday, Could 26, or 8:30 p.m. native time in France. Purple carpet and press convention protection may even be accessible on the official Cannes Film Festival YouTube channel. Anybody fascinated with up-to-the-minute protection may also take a look at IndieWire’s forthcoming winners listing and social media channels all through the present.
We’ll replace this story with embed of the reside stream as soon as it’s made public on Saturday.
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